730 CKDM - The Parklands Best

730 CKDM has learned that Troy Gentry of the duo Montgomery Gentry was killed in a crash involving a helicopter. At this point in time there isn't a lot of information available. 730 CKDM has also heard that the legendary Gentle Giant Don Williams, who was recently inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, has also past away at the age of 78 after a brief illness. Williams had a wealth of radio hits including "Tulsa Time" and " It Must Be Love".
Friday, 08 September 2017 08:58

MUSIC NEWS: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER, 2017

MUSIC NEWS: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER, 2017 JANET JACKSON - HOUSTON TONIGHT Janet Jackson says she is bringing music _ and more _ to the people of Houston tonight. She says she will keep her commitment to play the concert _ but doesn't want to just hit the stage, do the show and hop back on the tour bus. She says she plans to visit some of the victims of the massive storm _ and let people know she cares about their plight. Jackson laid out her plans in a video she posted online to address talk that she was going to skip the Houston gig. --- GEORGE MICHAEL - NEW SINGLE George Michael died last Christmas Day. And now, fans are getting a chance to hear some new music from the pop star. The tune is called ``Fantasy'' _ and it was first recorded in the late 1980s. It has been…
Manitoba Music Export Puts Local Music on the National and International Stage Over a Dozen Manitoba Artist Entrepreneurs to Make Music Business Connections in Nine Cities Over the Next Three Months Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Music is gearing up to launch Manitoba Music Export, a packed season of export and market development events, across nine cities in three months featuring over a dozen local acts. The not-for-profit, member-driven music industry association will be presenting opportunities for several export-ready music entrepreneurs and connecting homegrown talent to influential industry contacts in key music markets in Canada, the U.S., and Germany. Things will kick off south of the border with a return to music mecca Nashville for the AmericanaFest. Manitoba Music will combine its exporting power with prairie counterparts SaskMusic and Alberta Music to present events during the massive fest under the BreakOut West banner. The September 14 showcase at East Nashville haunt,…
Thursday, 07 September 2017 08:41

MUSIC NEWS: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

MUSIC NEWS: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017 FREE UNITY CONCERT - CHARLOTTESVILLE Last month when the world looked in on Charlottesville, Virginia, the scene was anything but unifying and uplifting. But later this month, a group of musicians will try to make the city see more harmonious than it did during the white supremacist march that left one woman dead. The Dave Matthews Band is teaming up Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams and Ariana Grande at a free show. It will be held Sept. 24th and will be free. However, those who attend will ask to make a donation to a charity that helps victims of the August violence and the first responders who came to their aid. --- KID ROCK - RACE Is Kid Rock a ``dog whistler?'' A civil rights group in Detroit says he is and wants to see the cancellation of the musician's shows in the city next…
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 08:30

MUSIC NEWS: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017

MUSIC NEWS: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 LADY GAGA'S SICK Will Lady Gaga be well enough to do her show tonight in Toronto? It appears she will, now that she took the night off Monday, missing a performance in Montreal in the process. Gaga says she sang in the rain at New York's Citi Field last week triggering a bout of laryngitis and a respiratory infection. She also says she did herself no favours when she went ahead with shows at Boston's Fenway Park over the weekend. Gaga says she brings a lot of energy to the stage, so she wouldn't be comfortable performing when she isn't at her best physically. --- MOTOWN MEMORIES FOR SALE It was Berry Gordy's former home. But it's better known as the Motown Mansion. And now that it has been emptied of its treasures, some of the stuff that was in it is going up…
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 15:31

More Music News from Warner Music!

More Music News! CID & CEELO GREEN INVITE ANIMATED DOPPELGÄNGERS TO STAR IN THEIR OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘BELIEVER’ GRAMMY AWARD® winners CID (NY based DJ + producer) and the legendary CeeLo Green teamed up earlier this summer to bring you their infectious, inspirational anthem, ‘Believer’ – out via Big Beat Records. HIGH VALLEY TO HEADLINE SIRIUSXM’s THE HIGHWAY FINDS TOUR Atlantic Records/Warner Music Nashville duo HIGH VALLEY will bring their anthemic songs coast to coast this fall as they headline SiriusXM’s The Highway Finds Tour in support of their latest album Dear Life. Brothers Brad and Curtis Rempel took a break from the summer festival circuit to stop by The Highway studios this morning to discuss the tour, which kicks off October 18 and features fellow “Highway Finds” artists Ashley McBryde and Adam Doleac. BARENAKED LADIES ANNOUNCE NEW STUDIO ALBUM, FAKE NUDES AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE NOVEMBER 17, 2017 With over…
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 08:30

MUSIC NEWS: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017

MUSIC NEWS: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 MOLLY HATCHET Dave Hlubek, founding member of Jacksonville band, Molly Hatchet, dead at 66. More info to come LADY GAGA-MONTREAL Lady Gaga fans were left disappointed last night when the pop star cancelled her show at Montreal's Bell Centre. The singer tweeted at that she got sick while singing in the rain during her recent show at New York's Citi Field. Lady Gaga later tweeted that she was sending free pizza to any of her fans outside The William Gray hotel in Montreal. Promoter Live Nation said Lady Gaga has been told by her doctor to reschedule due to respiratory infection and laryngitis and suggested fans hold on to their tickets. Lagy Gaga is scheduled to bring her Joanne World Tour to Toronto's Air Canada Centre tomorrow and Thursday. --- COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION AWARDS He had one of the biggest hits of the summer.…
Saturday, 02 September 2017 10:00

CKDM Top 20 Week Of September 4 and new adds

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 4, 2017 730 CKDM TOP TWENTY MUSIC DIRECTOR: BRUCE LEPERRE The Parkland's Best Music ... 730 CKDM TW LW WO TITLE/ARTIST/LABEL WEEKS @ #1 1 3 13 No Such Thing As A Broken Heart – Old Dominion (RCA Nashville) 1 2 4 10 Small Town Boy – Dustin Lynch (Broken Bow) 3 6 8 Heartache On The Dance Floor – Jon Pardi (Capitol Nashville) 4 5 7 Livin’ On Summertime – Gord Bamford* (Cache/Sony Music Canada) 5 1 15 Somebody Else Will – Justin Moore (Valory) 1 6 7 7 They Don’t Know – Jason Aldean (Broken Bow) 7 8 5 All The Pretty Girls – Kenny Chesney (Blue Chair/Columbia) 8 11 5 What Ifs – Kane Brown ft. Lauren Alaina (RCA Nashville) 9 9 8 More Girls Like You – Kip Moore (MCA Nashville) 10 10 5 Homemade – Cold Creek County* (Sony Music Canada) 11…
Friday, 01 September 2017 08:31

MUSIC NEWS: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

MUSIC NEWS: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 LITTLE BIG TOWN - SURPRISE Little Big Town broke the news to themselves about an honour being bestowed upon them by the city of Nashville. They were filming a promotional video and Phillip Sweet read cold what was on the teleprompter: ``Hi, we're Little Big Town. We've just been inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame and will receive our star in Nashville on Sept. 14th.'' The rest of the band went from smiling politely to cries of ``WHAT?!'' Sweet says he just had ``a whole Ron Burgundy moment.'' The event is free and open to the public. --- KELLY ROWLAND - FIFTH HARMONY Fifth Harmony was able to figure out what to do after losing a member by getting advice from someone who had gone through it: Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child. Fifth Harmony's Dinah Jane says when things got tough after…
Thursday, 31 August 2017 08:22

MUSIC NEWS: THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2017

MUSIC NEWS: THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2017 Lighthouse co founder and drummer Skip Prokop dead at 74 Skip Prokop, co-founder and drummer with the Canadian rock band Lighthouse, has died. He was 74. Band manager Brenda Hoffert, wife of Lighthouse co-founder Paul Hoffert, says Prokop died Wednesday in a St. Thomas, Ont., hospital. She says Prokop had been living with a heart condition and was ill for some time. Prokop had been unable to perform with the Juno Award-winning band since 2014 so his son, Jamie, had stepped in to take his place. Founded in 1968, Lighthouse was distinguished for its fusion of rock and jazz, with infectious tracks like ``You Girl,'' ``One Fine Morning'' and ``Sunny Days. Lighthouse won Junos for group of the year in 1974, vocal instrumental group of the year in 1973, and outstanding performance of the year in 1972. Prokop is survived by his wife Tracey,…
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